US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • December

    Sharon Caine reflects on a career of determination, mentorship and charity

    Sharon Caine, Sacramento District real estate branch chief, will retire at the end of 2014 after serving the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 54 years. Most of that time was spent with the Corps’ Sacramento District.
  • Engineers with a rescuer’s heart

    Rescue engineers are specially trained volunteers whose job is to help prevent disaster rescue teams from also becoming victims. Six of these Corps volunteers are from the Sacramento District. Learn more about their challenging role.
  • November

    Music, friendship frame choral conductor’s memories of Sacramento District

    With plans to retire soon, Bob Fletcher can recite from a mental catalog of names, faces and performances that is surely as big as his huge collection of photos and recordings. An engineering tech with the Sacramento District, Fletcher has conducted the district chorus for more than 20 years.
  • September

    Corps parks in California celebrate National Public Lands Day

    Nearly 1,000 volunteers pitched in at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks across central California for the 21st annual National Public Lands Day Sept. 27.
  • Gifts and givers -- a Corps engineer in Africa

    He traveled to Tanzania, Africa, on a mission to help improve a home for orphans but returned feeling those children gave him a much greater gift – a lesson in strength, humility and kindness. The recent two-week trip to Tanzania was the second such service trip to Africa for Brian Poole, a supervisory engineer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District engineering division.